The Yamanote Line (JY) or 山手線 (Yamanote-Sen) in Japanese, operated by East Japan Railway Company, is a railway loop line in Tokyo, Japan. It is one of the most important lines because it is connected to most major stations in Tokyo. It is also one of the busiest lines.

The standard waiting time for each train on the Yamanote line is every 3 to 4 minutes. But, during rush hours each train’s waiting time is 2.5 minutes.

Below are the complete list of the Yamanote Line Stations (counter-clockwise roder) starting from Shinjuku and also ending in Shinjuku:
**Note: Bold station names are major stations.

Shinjuku, Yoyogi, Harajuku, Shibuya, Ebisu, Meguro, Gotanda, Osaki, Shinagawa, Tamachi, Hamamatsucho, Shimbashi, Yurakucho, Tokyo, Kanda, Akihabara, Okachimachi, Ueno, Uguisudani, Nippori, Nishi-Nippori, Tabata, Komagome, Sugamo, Otsuka, Ikebukuro, Mejiro, Takadanobaba, Shin-Okubo, Shinjuku

Landmark Guide

Being one of the busiest and most important lines  in Tokyo Japan, there are many tourist spots and landmarks that are located near many of the stations of Yamanote Line. Below, we listed some of the must-see tourist spots and landmarks that you can visit when you ride the Yamanote Line:

Near Landmarks Outside Yamanote Line